Illustrative Stylings: Lettering and More with Photoshop
with Chris Piascik
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01 Class Introduction01:42
About The Class
make attention-grabbing letterforms.
Hand lettering is a widely sought after skill – adding it to your arsenal of tools is sure to impress clients and help you land more work. Learn how to make attention-grabbing letterforms in Illustrative Stylings: Lettering and More with Photoshop with Chris Piascik.
An illustrator-turned-designer, Chris’s style is uniquely recognizable and his client work spans the globe. In this beginner-friendly class, you’ll get the opportunity to take a peek at his creative process and learn his methods for making illustrative lettering styles and compositions.
Chris will teach:
- Options for embellishing typography
- Techniques for using a tablet to create digital art
- Working from start to finish in Photoshop
- Adding color and dimension
You’ll learn how to set up a framework for your composition and shape how letters and words interact with one another. Chris will help you understand how to infuse the content and client vision into your work while making letters that are both expressive and cohesive.
Get your complete introduction to digital lettering in Illustrative Stylings: Lettering and More with Photoshop with Chris Piascik.
Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2014.2.2
Chris shows jaw-dropping examples of how creative hand lettering added excitement to a project.01:42
How to Set Up04:20
How to Start with Lettering Basic04:37
Create Style Through Shape & Word Connection10:31
How to Get Creative w/ Script Lettering12:08
Tighten Your Composition17:00
How to Work Hand Lettering Into an Existing Design05:29
How to Go from Framework to Letter19:25
How to Give Letters More Emphasis06:31
How to Make Letters Drip15:02
Give Your Letters Texture07:18
Choose Color Palettes That Fit05:52
Examples of Client Projects09:47
After starting his career as a graphic designer at award-winning studios in NewEngland, Chris accidentally became an illustrator. He’s pretty happy about that.This strange transformation was a result of his daily drawing project that he startedin late 2007, in fact ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
Chris Piascik - Desktops Graphics.zip
Chris Piascik - Finished Illustrations.zip
Chris Piascik - Kyle T Webster Brushes and Creative Market Coupon.pdf
Chris Piascik - Lettering Steps.pdf
Chris Piascik - Lettering-Styles.psd
Chris Piascik - Textures.zip
Chris Piascik - Demo Files.zip
100% of students recommend this class.
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This was very interesting. It would probably be best for beginners. It's always nice to see process. I feel very confident about jumping into lettering now.
Love this class. I would like to see more like this class.
A basic fun and unthreatening approach to lettering for a total beginner. Thanks.
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